• The University of Western Australia (M517), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 174 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20112019
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Personal profile

Previous positions

Feb 2015 to Mar 2016       Research Assistant (Part-time employment)
School of Early Childhood, Queensland University of Technology. Supervisors: D. Sonia White, Prof Joanne Wood. Project area: Vision and early childhood education, eye movement tracking in children

Apr 2011 to Jul 2013         Research Optometrist
Ocular Surface Research Group, Singapore Eye Research Institute. Supervisor: A/Prof Louis Tong. Project area: Cornea, dry eye, ocular surface

Roles and responsibilities

May 2017 to current          Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Genetics and Epidemiology Group, Lions Eye Institute. Supervisor: Prof David Mackey. Project area: Ocular epidemiology, ocular genetics, myopia

June 2017 to current          Adjunct Research Fellow, Centre of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Western Australia

Biography

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Apr 2019 to May 2019      ARVO International Travel Grant. A competitive travel grant awarded to Members-in-Training of the Association for Research and Ophthalmology who has an accepted abstract with a high score at the 2019 ARVO annual meeting. The grant provided partial travel support to present at and attend the annual ARVO conference, USA 

Jan 2018 to Dec 2018        Healy Research Collaboration Award. A competitive award for early career researchers was awarded for the project “WA Atropine for the treatment of myopia (ATOM) Study”. The were used for the purpose of travel and collaboration with the Centre for Eye Research Ireland. y

Jan 2018 to Dec 2018        Early Career Researcher Small Grant. Funded the project “WA Atropine for the treatment of myopia (ATOM) pilot: Extension study”. Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Western Australia

HONOURS AND AWARDS

Nov 2018             Outstanding Oral Presentation "Associations between Optic Disc Measures and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Young Adults", The Raine Study Annual Scientific Meeting. Perth, Australia

Jun 2018              Outstanding Abstract Award "Larger Saccades Improves Daytime Closed-Road Driving Performance of Older Adults with Glaucomatous Visual Impairment", World Ophthalmology Congress, Barcelona, Spain

Nov 2015             Judges’ Prize for Best Oral Presentation "Hazard perception and eye movements of older drivers with glaucoma". IHBI Inspires Postgraduate Student Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Aug 2014             First Runner-up, Three Minute Thesis Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Nov 2011             Poster Merit Award "Infrared Thermography: A Novel method of Tear Evaporimetry" 4th International Ophthalmology Conference, Singapore

Aug 2009             Essilor Overseas Internship Sponsorship. Sponsorship for 10-day internship in Hong Kong and Wenzhou, China

Teaching overview

RESEARCH STUDENT SUPERVISION

August 2017 – July 2019   Student: Feroza Jeewa, University of Western Australia MD student research project. Title: Measures of Ocular Sun Exposure in the Western Australian Sporting Population. Co-supervision with Prof David Mackey

July 2017 – July 2018        Student: Pauline Du, University of Western Australia MD student research project. Title: Ocular sun exposure in the water sports players. Co-supervision with Prof David Mackey and Dr Seyhan Yazar

July 2017 – July 2018        Student: Margaret Tu, University of Western Australia MD student research project. Title: Meeting the driving vision standards in young Australian adults. Co-supervision with Prof David Mackey and Dr Seyhan Yazar

Community engagement

  • Science Café 2018, University of Western Australia, 23 Aug 2018. High school student networking with STEM professionals
  • MC/Moderator for the QUT student chapter Lecture series of The Optical Society, 20 Apr 2016
  • Member of the IHBI Postgraduate student committee in 2015. Organized the IHBI Inspires Postgraduate Student Conference and getting other postgraduate students involved in institutional activities. I was also MC for Day 2 of the IHBI Inspires Postgraduate Student Conference

Education/Academic qualification

Optometry and Vision Science, PhD, Queensland University of Technology

Optometry, BSc (Hons) Optometry, University of Manchester

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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 174 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 3 Abstract/Meeting Abstract
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Conference paper

Eye Movements of Drivers with Glaucoma on a Visual Recognition Slide Test

Lee, S. S. Y., Black, A. A. & Wood, J. M., 1 Jul 2019, In : Optometry and Vision Science. 96, 7, p. 484-491 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eye Movements
Glaucoma
Visual Fields
Contrast Sensitivity
Aptitude

The relationship between optic disc parameters and female reproductive factors in young women

Lee, S. S. Y., Yazar, S., Pasquale, L. R., Sanfilippo, P. G., Hewitt, A. W., Hickey, M., Skinner, R. & Mackey, D. A., May 2019, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology. 8, 3, p. 224-228 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optic Disk
Contraceptive Agents
Glaucoma
Menarche
Parity

An update of the prevalence of myopia in an older Australian population

Mackey, D., Lingham, G., Lee, S., Hunter, M., Wood, D., Hewitt, A. W., Mitchell, P., Taylor, H. R. & Yazar, S., Jul 2018, In : Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 59, 9, 3 p., 3954.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

Larger Saccades Improves Daytime Closed-Road Driving Performance of Older Adults with Glaucomatous Visual Impairment

Lee, S., Wood, J. & Black, A., 2018, (Unpublished) World Ophthalmology Congress 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Scanning Behavior and Daytime Driving Performance of Older Adults With Glaucoma

Lee, S. S. Y., Black, A. A. & Wood, J. M., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Glaucoma. 27, 6, p. 558-565 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glaucoma
Saccades
Eye Movements
Head Movements
Contrast Sensitivity

Prizes

visual impairment
road
performance